Every age has its advantages and disadvantages. You need to understand that your body demands more attention,especially, after you hit 40. You need to adjust your workout program to the requirements of your body.

This is when you need us. We have come up with a list of 10 strength -exercises that can help women after 40 to keep fit and strong. Your body will be thankful if you do these exercises on a daily basis. They are not time consuming. So, from personal experience we can tell you that it is not hard to find some time to do them. Check them out.

These are the effective exercises down below. Please try them out and make sure you include them in your regular training. Please don’t forget to leave your comments. We will be waiting for your feedback.

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#1. Squat to chair

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This exercise will help you to find an optimal lower point to which you need to lower your butt.

#2. Reverse lunges

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They are the best for you since they make your thighs workout. This particular muscle get week over time. So, it is nice to pay attention to it. You can also hold a light dumbbell for a better result.

#3. Overhead press

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Take two light dumbbells and bend your arms over your head to make your triceps workout effectively.

#4. Standing calf raises

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Hold a chair or the wall and do your best to raise up onto your toes as high as possible. This exercise will shape your calves so that they look younger.

#5. Bent over row

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You need to bend forward from your hips but make sure to keep your back straight. Press your elbows to your body and rise them back.

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